Monday, June 25, 2012
For a number of years after the establishment of Jamestown, neither plank nor nails entered into the construction of most of the houses. Undressed logs were principally used. In a letter from George Sandys, in 1623 he expressed the opinion that the only advantage which resulted from the massacre the previous year was that it compelled the planters to draw into narrower limits and to live more closely together.
Source: Virginia Vetusta by Neill.
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